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Bus Strike Update

Saturday, January 17th, 2009

The 39 day old bus strike in Ottawa is still going strong. The two sides are negotiating now, which is progress, but there are still a couple of key issues that they just can’t find common ground on. A major one is scheduling, and today’s Ottawa Citizen has a pretty good overview of exactly what […]

OCTranspo Strike

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008

So our local transit company, OC Transpo, is on strike. We also had something like 19 centimeters of snow last night with a lovely freezing rain glaze, so getting around today is a nightmare. I gather one of the main reasons for the strike is a proposed change to the booking system that drivers use. […]

Spammers hit Ottawa Events

Sunday, November 2nd, 2008

My Ottawa Events website has become a target for spammers. I cleared out all the comments yesterday because of the amount of spam that had crept in, and now this morning there are another 927 pieces of spam. Bummer. I’ve been running this site for years now, and this is the first time it’s become […]

A Few Fall Photos

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

A few recent photos: Setting up the change huts for skaters on the Rideau Canal: First snowfall: Snow in the back yard: More snow in the back yard: